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Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by search543, Jul 7, 2014.

  1. search543 New Member

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    Hiya people...
    Was kinda hoping for some help...
    About 3 years ago i got myself a Lenovo Win 7 laptop with following Hardware:
    Prozessor: Pentium Dual core CPU T4500 with 2.3 GHz
    Ram: 3 GB
    Systemtyp: 32 Bit
    Grafikcard: Mobile Intel(R) 4 series Express Chipset Family

    Now the Thing is that i cant get any games to run on anything more then average definition...
    and some games eg. Skyrim will barely work on lowest grafiks...
    So i started looking for a new grafik card and also possibly a new prozessor... but as i dont really know too much bout specs i wanted to know if anyone can help me pick hardware...
    i got a budget of approx. 300€
    I was thinking bout getting the GeForce GTX 660 Ti
     
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    Are you asking if you can add a graphics card to your laptop?
     
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    sry was just editing my post cause i posted it bit early...
     
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    Did you you mean "Graphics Card"

    Also you more than likely cannot upgrade that laptop cause for one its a lenovo and they are notorious on adding a "whitelist" for hardware and second it probably does not have a MXM slot for a GPU.

    Best course of action is to replace the laptop with one that has a decent dedicated GPU like a 780m

    *EDIT*

    Also after reading it has a Core2Duo mobile chip would lead me to believe it is A LOT older than first thought. So yea my best recommendation is to replace the laptop with a I7 with 8GB DDR3 and a nice GPU.
     
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    I was considering buying a new 1... but then i thought i can replace the hardware...
    but if that wont work i guess i will have to resort to a new 1...
    how much approx. for a decent 1?
    and plz dont say alienware cause they r like 1000...
     
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    T4500? Jesus, you've got no hope of doing anything worthwhile with that thing, there's probably a processor or two to upgrade to, but the difference is nonexistant, just some clock bumps and extra TDP. Same with graphics, there simply arent ANY graphics in the laptop besides the integrated ones. You're better off with a new laptop. Perhaps an AMD APU based laptop?
     
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    i live in europe... i dont really have a favourite seller
     
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    Laptops / gaming do not mix well
     
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    Sure they do, if you spend an arm and a leg.

    But no, there's no hope for your computer. You could spend a bit on a CPU and memory, but that would not help games at all, or anything else really.
     
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    true...
    so i should get myself new comp/laptop...
    aright thx ppl... i will look to see what i can afford
     
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    if you dont need to move around your gaming pc for 600-650 you can get decent pc (w/o monitor and os).
     
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    I suggest getting an A6 or A8 laptop. You should be able to find a new A6 laptop for 300 euro's. I have an A6 laptop and it plays games well. I've played BF4 on it on low settings. I also, added a SSD to it after I bought it and it helped out a lot. I have an ASUS Republic of Gamers G75VW with an i7 with 12gb ram and a GTX670m that smokes it, but it was a little over 800 euros.
     
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    Are you in a position were you could just build a desktop?
     
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    lol not really
     
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    well that sucks man cause as others said, you gotta pay to play in the gaming laptop world. By the time you get one that is semi decent, you could have had a very nice desktop that would walk all over it.
     
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    With a little cooling pad, an A6 can pack a little punch, but thermals do kinda suck.
     
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    Depends on the games you are playing too, whether you can do well with an amd or an intel. Make sure what you buy does well with the games you play.
     
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    thx for the link...
    just 1 question... will it be able to play eg. battlefield 3 in HD?
     
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    1080p is HD. It can easily run the native resolution, while not at max settings considering AIOs are pretty much laptops with a giant monitor strapped to them. It'll do fine.
     

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